Financial Reporting Analyst/ Financial Accountant

Foster City
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May 13 2021
Other, Science Policy
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Financial Reporting Analyst/ Financial Accountant
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research based multinational biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need to advance the care of patients suffering from life threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead's primary areas of focus include viral diseases, inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, and oncology.

Gilead Sciences' Corporate Financial Reporting team is growing with diverse professionals in an atmosphere of inclusion. We are seeking great candidates whose unique talents, expertise and background will add new perspectives to the Gilead team and will advance our mission to help millions of people around the world live healthier lives. Our values - integrity, inclusion, teamwork, accountability and excellence - are evident in everything we do.

Gilead's Corporate Financial Reporting team (SEC reporting, global consolidation, financial analytics, financial systems) is looking to hire an energetic and collaborative professional who wants to make a difference.

As the Financial Reporting Analyst, you will report to the Financial Reporting Manager and will assist with monthly, quarterly and annual close activities as well as financial analysis and reporting. Your job responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Assist with the preparation of supporting schedules for SEC filings and internal management reports
  • Assist with research and prepare monthly and quarterly balance sheet and/or income statement flux analysis
  • Perform reviews, reconciliations and verifications of data used in the schedules and analysis
  • Coordinate accounting and reporting matters with cross-functional teams
  • Perform benchmark studies and document findings to support our external disclosures
  • Participate in system and other improvement initiatives

In this role, you'll gain experience with financial reporting processes of a global company and will be exposed to various financial systems. This will be a great growth opportunity if you are considering taking your career to the next level. Successful candidates will be interested in SEC reporting, mastering use of financial systems, and putting in the work to ensure deliverables are high quality.

  • 2 to 3 years of experience in accounting, financial reporting or relevant experience
  • B.A or B.S degree in accounting, finance or a related filed
  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP and internal controls
  • Big 4 audit experience preferable
  • CPA certification is a plus
  • Positive, enthusiastic, inquisitive and eager to learn
  • A team player
  • Self-motivated and enjoys problem solving
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A growth mindset
  • Be able to prioritize tasks and meet critical deadlines
  • System savvy and ability to work with different applications
  • Solid communication skills

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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